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Acceptable WordsEssays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Jeffrey Wainwright

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067549
eISBN:
9781781703359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Geoffrey Hill has said that some great poetry ‘recognises that words fail us’. This book explores his struggle over fifty years with the recalcitrance of language. It seeks to show how all Hill's ... More

Activist PoeticsAnarchy in the Avon Valley

Activist Poetics: Anarchy in the Avon Valley

John Kinsella

Niall Lucy (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314698
eISBN:
9781846316142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316142
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

John Kinsella is known internationally as the acclaimed author of more than thirty books of poetry and prose, but in tandem with — and often directly through — his creative and critical work, ... More

After TranslationThe Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Ignacio Infante

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Translation--from both a theoretical and practical point of view--articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of ... More

Allegory and EnchantmentAn Early Modern Poetics

Allegory and Enchantment: An Early Modern Poetics

Jason Crawford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198788041
eISBN:
9780191833489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788041.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book is about the genealogies of modernity, and about the lingering power of some of the cultural forms against which modernity defines itself: religion, magic, the sacramental, the medieval. ... More

The Alternative TrinityGnostic Heresy in Marlowe, Milton, and Blake

The Alternative Trinity: Gnostic Heresy in Marlowe, Milton, and Blake

The late A. D. Nuttall

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184621
eISBN:
9780191674327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184621.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Drama

The Trinity of orthodox Christianity is harmonious. The Trinity for Blake is, conspicuously, not a happy family: the Father and the Son do not get on. It might be thought that so cumbersome a notion ... More

The Alvarez GenerationThom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

William Wootten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the biography of a taste in poetry and its consequences. During the 1950s and 1960s, a generation of poets appeared who would eschew the restrained manner of Movement poets such as ... More

Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book studies the poetry and polemics of one of the greatest of early modern writers, a poet of immense lyric talent and political importance. The book situates these writings and this writer ... More

Apocryphal LorcaTranslation, Parody, Kitsch

Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Jonathan Mayhew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) had enormous impact on the generation of American poets who came of age during the cold war, from Robert Duncan and Allen Ginsberg to Robert Creeley and Jerome ... More

Apparitions of AsiaModernist Form and Asian American Politics

Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This book traces an American literary history of transpacific alliances which spans the 20th century. Increasing material and economic ties between the U.S. and East Asia at the end of the 19th ... More

The Art of Love Poetry

The Art of Love Poetry

Erik Gray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Love begets poetry; poetry begets love. These two propositions have seemed evident to thinkers and poets across the Western literary tradition. Plato writes that “anyone that love touches instantly ... More

At the BarriersOn the Poetry of Thom Gunn

At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Joshua Weiner (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Maverick gay poetic icon Thom Gunn (1929–2004) and his body of work have long dared the British and American poetry establishments either to claim or disavow him. To critics in the UK and US alike, ... More

An Atmospherics of the CityBaudelaire and the Poetics of Noise

An Atmospherics of the City: Baudelaire and the Poetics of Noise

Ross Chambers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265848
eISBN:
9780823266739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265848.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

An Atmospherics of the City traces Baudelaire’s evolution from an aesthetics of fetishizing, in which the function of poetry is to produce beauty out of the ordinary by means of the poet’s artifice, ... More

Attention Equals LifeThe Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Andrew Epstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199972128
eISBN:
9780190608965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972128.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Attention Equals Life examines why a quest to pay attention to daily life has increasingly become a central feature of both contemporary American poetry and the wider culture of which it is a part. ... More

Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Ross Hair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383292
eISBN:
9781786944078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383292.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Avant-Folk is the first comprehensive study of a loose collective of important British and American poets, publishers, and artists (including Lorine Niedecker, Ian Hamilton Finlay, and Jonathan ... More

Baudelaire's Prose PoemsThe Practice and Politics of Irony

Baudelaire's Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony

Sonya Stephens

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158776
eISBN:
9780191673351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

The aim of this book is to offer a new reading of Baudelaire's Petits Poèmes en Prose that demonstrates the significance of ironic otherness for the theory and functioning of the work and for the ... More

Beautiful EnemiesFriendship and Postwar American Poetry

Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry

Andrew Epstein

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181005
eISBN:
9780199851010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Despite the deep-seated notion that the archetypal American poet sings a solitary “Song of Myself,” much of the most enduring American poetry has actually been preoccupied with friendship and its ... More

Between Two FiresTransnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Justin Quinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198744436
eISBN:
9780191805783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744436.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is about the transnational movement of poetry during the Cold War. Beginning in the 1950s, it examines transnational engagements across the Iron Curtain, reassessing US poetry through a ... More

The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and BlakeA Comparative Study

The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Harold Fisch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

In this book of the poetics of influence, the indebtedness of Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake to a common source, namely the Bible, becomes a powerful tool for displaying three fundamentally different ... More

Blake’s Critique of TranscendenceLove, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Peter Otto

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book examines the relation between Blake's text and the visual designs in The Four Zoas, one of the most important works in Blake's oeuvre. It uncovers a Blake deeply engaged with the cultural ... More

The Bluestocking CircleWomen, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England

The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England

Sylvia Harcstark Myers

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117674
eISBN:
9780191671043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Women's Literature

In 1734 Swift wrote to Mary Granville: ‘A pernicious error prevails…that it is the duty of your sex to be fools’. As Mrs Delaney, she was to become one of a group of intelligent women who actively ... More

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